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Title Bayonet for Chassepot rifle, model 1866
Nationality French
Period 1867
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This bayonet is the classic French sidearm used in the Franco-Prussian war of 1870-71. It was the first breech-loading rifle carried by the French army, a basic bolt action with no magazine. This was made at Mutzig, a French arsenal in Alsace (see back of blade for details).



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[Edged Weapons : Bayonets : French : 19th Century]

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